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The filming of Woody Allen’s latest movie in Rhode Island, bringing actors Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone in the starring roles, has brought both a summer movie buzz and an entourage of cast and crew who will be spending dollars in the Ocean State. more
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ award to Providence as one of four U.S. cities recognized with a 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award in City Livability was accepted by Providence Mayor Angel Taveras Friday. more
David M. Wax, managing director of the nonprofit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, is retiring after two years in the position. more
The National Endowment for the Arts has announced a $75,000 grant to the city of Pawtucket, one of 66 cities in 38 states nationwide to receive funding under the NEA’s “Our Town” program to enliven local communities through artistic projects. more
Bringing Broadway to the Providence Performing Arts Center will continue through the 2016-17 season thanks to a new multi-year sponsorship by the Taco/White Family Foundation. more
Providence was at a crossroads when I became mayor three and a half years ago. A $110 million structural budget deficit threatened our capital city with bankruptcy. Unemployment was far too high, private-sector investment too scarce and our housing market continued to suffer from the effects of America’s national recession. more
Ten arts organizations in Rhode Island could receive as much as $30 million in grant funding if voters approve the state’s $35 million Creative and Cultural Economy bond this November. more
Kevin Doyle, an Irish step dancer from Barrington, is one of 13 artists receiving a $25,000 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. more
Jeffrey Osborne performs Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” at the 2014 Pell Awards on June 9 at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence. Osborne, a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and city native, was presented with the New England Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts for his longstanding support of music and the arts in Rhode Island. more
President Barack Obama signed into law a $12.3 billion water-projects plan that will pay for deepening ports for bigger ships, cutting costs for exporters. more
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